Gareth Brierley

I am an actor and a writer. I act quite a bit on stage, a little bit on tv and never on tuesdays. I have had some of my writing published and have written for TV and stage. I have been playing games since they begun and don't seem to be getting any better.

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Loretta Review

For narrative lovers, Loretta is almost perfect.

Let’s! Revolution! Review

Let's! Revolution! feels like a breath of fresh air.

Tram Simulator: Urban Transit Review

Tram Simulator: Urban Transit is one the better travel sims out there, with some pretty hefty modes added in, giving purpose.

Cartel Tycoon Review

Cartel Tycoon is a good management sim with a different take.

Emergency Call: The Attack Squad Review

A sim-game that comes with arcade elements, you should have some fun with Emergency Call: The Attack Squad

Criminal Expert Review

The ambition of Criminal Expert is high and I love a lot of what it tries to do in terms of mixing FMV with actual detective-styled gameplay.

Rough Justice: ’84 Review

A very good strategy game that covers both a great narrative and board-like gameplay, Rough Justice: '84 is a bit of a stunner.

Orten Was The Case Review

There is a very good narrative found in Orten Was The Case with a great concept and a huge puzzle within a puzzle to solve.

Forest Grove Review

Forest Grove is a neat and interesting take on the detective genre. It is original, even though it borrows ideas.

Life of Delta Review

Thanks to the visuals, storytelling, and sound, Life of Delta may well suck you in.

Bang-On Balls: Chronicles Review

Bang-On Balls: Chronicles is a beautiful platformer that you will have a ball with. It provides some fantastic gameplay and exquisite ball-on-ball action. The humour is absolutely spot on and the various huge worlds are a delight to bounce around and explore.

Evil Nun: The Broken Mask Review

Evil Nun: The Broken Mask is probably one of the better games in the whole survival horror genre, all thanks to its interesting setup, frightening main character, and some amazing visuals.

Low Story Review

Once it gets going, Low Story comes complete with some fun gameplay, a decent shooting mechanic and varied bosses.

Gangs of Sherwood Review

Capable of providing an interesting take on the Robin Hood myth, Gangs of Sherwood fills a gap.

Under the Waves Review

An amazing piece of world-building that is complemented with some superb visuals and audio work, Under the Waves will keep you captivated for some eight hours or so. And come the end, you may just be sad that it has finished.

Football Manager 2024 Console Review

Football Manager 2024 Console Edition allows you to create a story of your own, dealing with your destiny across one club or many, all as you get to oversee every last detail. 

Diorama Dungeoncrawl – Master of the Living Castle Review

You may well applaud the basic story setup and retro visuals in Diorama Dungeoncrawl - Master of the Living Castle.

Worldless Review

Brilliantly designed with a different slant on the metroidvania genre, Wordless has a unique style and some amazing visual storytelling.

Not for Broadcast: Bits of Your Life Review

Not for Broadcast: Bits of Your Life is a great piece of DLC for an already well-established universe.

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Looking Back to 2012 and the super sexy combos of Devil May Cry HD Collection

For those of you who have been living under a rock or deep in the jungle for the last ten years, the Devil May Cry games feature a protagonist called Dante. And this is Dante when he was just effortlessly cool...

Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges Guide Series 32 – Winter

Pull on your wooly pulleys as it is Winter in Mexico, and in the world of Forza Horizon 5 we all know what that means, right? Yep, more weekly Festival Playlist Weekly Challenge shenanigans to keep us entertained and racing hard through Series 32 Winter!

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Prypiat Review

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Prypiat is the best game in the Legends of the Zone Trilogy.

5 of the best fishing games on Xbox One

As I've played almost every fishing experience that you can find on the big black box, I thought I'd attempt to rank them, nailing a list consisting of 5 of the best fishing games on Xbox One, if you will.

Titan Books announce official companion book for indie horror, Sally Face

A fan of Sally Face? You’re going to want to get hands-on with Titan Books’ Sally Face: Art, Lore, and More when it releases this September. 

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Flightpath: Adventures in Venaris Review

Flightpath: Adventures in Venaris is one of the better shoot ‘em ups available on Xbox.

Loretta Review

For narrative lovers, Loretta is almost perfect.

Turbo Golf Racing Review

You'll really enjoy what Turbo Golf Racing offers, and it is perfect for shorter gaming sessions.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Prypiat Review

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Prypiat is the best game in the Legends of the Zone Trilogy.

For the Warp Review

There’s a Hall of Fame when it comes to deckbuilding roguelikes, and For the Warp visits the hall rather than cements its place.